Phyllis Diller’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 17, 1917

Death Date

August 20, 2012

Age of Death

95 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure



The comedian Phyllis Diller died at the age of 95 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Legendary wild-haired actress and comedienne who is known for her outrageous and self-deprecating sense of humor.

She had six children with her on-and-off-again, first husband, Sherwood Anderson Diller. She married her second husband, Warde Donovan, in 1965.



“A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” (Phyllis Diller)


“The only time I ever enjoyed ironing was the day I accidentally got gin in the steam iron.” (Phyllis Diller)


“Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.” (Phyllis Diller)


“Housework can’t kill you, but why take a chance?” (Phyllis Diller)


“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.” (Phyllis Diller)